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    • Lessons on evolution from the study of edaphic specialization 

      Rajakaruna, Nishanta (Springer, 2018)
      Plants adapted to special soil types are ideal for investigating evolutionary processes, including maintenance of intraspecific variation, adaptation, reproductive isolation, ecotypic differentiation, and the tempo and ...
    • Limestone flora of the Simonton Corner Quarry Preserve, Rockport, Maine, USA 

      Stern, Margaret; Rajakaruna, Nishanta; Medeiros, Ian D.; Negoita, Luka (New England Botanical Club, 2016)
      Limestone is a distinctive substrate that has significant effects on soils and plants. The present study characterizes the diversity of vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens at the Simonton Corner Quarry Preserve, an ...
    • Ultramafic geoecology of South and Southeast Asia 

      Galey, M.L.; Rajakaruna, N.; Van der Ent, A.; Iqbal, M.C.M. (Springer, 2017)
      Globally, ultramafic outcrops are renowned for hosting floras with high levels of endemism, including plants with specialised adaptations such as nickel or manganese hyperaccumulation. Soils derived from ultramafic regoliths ...